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BlackBerry Curve 9220 vs HTC ChaCha

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Remove phone

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User Rating - 7

Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Market Status: Released

HTC ChaCha Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8

Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSBlackBerry (7.1)Android (2.3.5, 2.3.3) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.36 x 0.50 inches (109 x 60 x 13 mm)4.50 x 2.54 x 0.42 inches (114.4 x 64.6 x 10.7 mm) 
Weight3.60 oz (102 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.4 inches2.6 inches 
Resolution320 x 240 pixels480 x 320 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

164 ppi222 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFT  
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera2 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoomAutofocus 
CamcorderYesYes 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single coreSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage0.512 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
 
Stand-by time18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 27.5 days (660 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1450 mAh1250 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserBlackBerry Browser  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPSGPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced18 Apr 201215 Feb 2011 

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